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Texas Top 5 Male Longhorn Athletes of the Year

Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 09:47 PM CDT
We start with a deserving duo at Number 5, golfer Dylan Frittelli and pitcher Cory Knebel.

Frittlelli fever flowed across the 40 Acres after he sank a 30 foot putt to give the Horns a 3-2 win over Alabama in the national title match. The senior All-American totaled 11 top 10 finishes and won the Byron Nelson Award.

Meanwhile Knebel pulled double duty for the Horns as a starter and reliever, winning four games and saving nine, all the while holding a team low 2.08 ERA.  Knebel collected the only complete game of the season and the Big 12 named him to its first team.

J’Covan Brown is Number 4.  Brown led the Longhorns and Big 12 in scoring with 20 points per game and ranked second on the team with 130 assists and 41 steals. Named to the all Big 12 first team, Brown reached double figures in all but two games and the junior leaves Texas 18th on the all time scoring list.

Fozzy Whittaker wins at Number 3 despite missing the last four games of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL). Whittaker left an indelible mark in his final season.  An All Big 12 first team selection, Whittaker led the Longhorns with nine touchdowns and 955 all-purpose yards. He had 100 yard kickoff returns in back to back weeks and the team named him its most valuable player.

The world's top ranked amateur golfer is Number 2. Freshman golfer Jordan Spieth helped lead the UT golf team to the national title by posting three first place finishes - including a dramatic chip at the Morris Williams.  Spieth was named Big 12 player of the year, Big 12 freshman of the year.  He was a Ben Hogan finalist and first team All-American.

At Number 1…Marquise Magic.  Marquise Goodwin won his second national championship in the long jump with a leap of 27 feet, becoming the 8th Longhorn to win multiple national titles.  He also qualified for nationals in the 100 meters.  Goodwin also had 641 total yards and two touchdowns as a receiver.  There’s little doubt that Marquise Goodwin deserves the honor as our male Athlete of the Year.
Texas Top 5 Male Longhorn Athletes of the Year


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Scores & Schedules

August 29, 2014 09:13 GMT

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Detroit 3 N-Y Yankees 2

Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 4

Cleveland 3 Chi White Sox 2

Minnesota 11 Kansas City 5, 10 Innings

Houston 4 Texas 2

L.A. Angels 4 Oakland 3, 10 Innings

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Cincinnati 7 Chi Cubs 2

San Francisco 4 Colorado 1

Atlanta 6 N-Y Mets 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games

Minnesota (May 0-3) at Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 6-7), 7:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees (Capuano 1-3) at Toronto (Buehrle 11-8), 7:07 p.m.

Boston (Ranaudo 2-0) at Tampa Bay (Archer 8-6), 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland (Salazar 4-6) at Kansas City (J.Vargas 10-6), 8:10 p.m.

Detroit (Verlander 11-11) at Chicago White Sox (Carroll 5-8), 8:10 p.m.

Texas (Undecided) at Houston (Oberholtzer 4-9), 8:10 p.m.

Oakland (Lester 13-8) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 14-7), 10:05 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Friday's Games

Cincinnati (Leake 10-11) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 11-7), 7:05 p.m.

Philadelphia (D.Buchanan 6-7) at N.Y. Mets (deGrom 6-6), 7:10 p.m.

Miami (Koehler 9-9) at Atlanta (E.Santana 13-7), 7:35 p.m.

Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 5-1) at St. Louis (S.Miller 8-9), 8:15 p.m.

Colorado (Bergman 1-2) at Arizona (Collmenter 9-7), 9:40 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Haren 11-10) at San Diego (Cashner 2-6), 10:10 p.m.

Milwaukee (W.Peralta 15-8) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 7-9), 10:15 p.m.

INTERLEAGUE

Washington (Zimmermann 9-5) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 13-4), 10:10 p.m.

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PRESEASON

Atlanta 24 Jacksonville 14

Detroit 23 Buffalo 0

Cincinnati 35 Indianapolis 7

Green Bay 34 Kansas City 14

Philadelphia 37 N-Y Jets 7

Miami 14 St. Louis 13

Carolina 10 Pittsburgh 0

N-Y Giants 16 New England 13

Washington 24 Tampa Bay 10

Baltimore 22 New Orleans 13

Cleveland 33 Chicago 13

Denver 27 Dallas 3

Minnesota 19 Tennessee 3

San Francisco 40 Houston 13

San Diego 12 Arizona 9

Oakland 41 Seattle 31

TOP-25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL

(21) Texas A-and-M 52 ( 9) South Carolina 28

(18) Mississippi 35 Boise State 13

(19) Arizona State 45 Weber State 14

Friday's Game

No. 8 Michigan State vs. Jacksonville State, 7:30 p.m.

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